CAT 5 vs 5e vs 6(all 6 types) vs 7 Tags: Networking Last response: June 27, 2011 3:11 AM in Networking Share shattered space June 27, 2011 12:35:20 AM I'm just wondering what the difference is between CAT 5, 5e, all types of 6 and 7. If someone could put up a comparison chart or some links it would help a lot. More about : cat types | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove sturm June 27, 2011 2:20:19 AM http://lmgtfy.com/?q=cat+5%2C+6%2C+7 Try that. | Report abuse shattered space June 27, 2011 2:38:42 AM Is there something more reliable than that source, seeing how I've never heard of them? | Report abuse sturm June 27, 2011 2:47:48 AM Just click the link and wait. The source is world known. | Report abuse shattered space June 27, 2011 3:00:18 AM So apparently there are no specifications and standards for CAT6 or CAT7 but yet newegg says that the CAT7 cable meets TIA/EIA-568-B.2-10 Specifications. Makes perfect sense. | Report abuse sturm June 27, 2011 3:11:49 AM TIA/EIA-568-B.2-10 is Cat 6, Cat 7 is just a proposed category that hasn't been officially adopted yet. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Networking>CAT 5 vs 5e vs 6(all 6 types) vs 7> Related ressources: ForumCat 5e vs Cat 6 vs Cat 7 ForumCat 5 vs . Cat 5e ForumCat6 vs Cat5 e Forumunshielded vs shielded cat 5e cable ForumHow fast is cat6 cable to cat5 e cables ForumCat5 e vs Cat6 vs Cat7 ForumCAT5 vs CAT7 Forumcat5 vs cat5 e ForumAudio / Video over Cat 5e ? ForumCat 5 vs . Cat 6 - on-line gaming ForumWireless vs 100 feet cat 6 cable ForumHow 2 configure cat 6 e ethernet ForumCat 5 vs Cat 7 wiring for office computer systems ForumCat 5 vs Cat 7 wiring for office computer systems ForumCat5 e vs cat6 review ForumCat6 vs Cat5 ? Ideas ForumShould I upgrade to 6 .0Mbps? ForumHow to setup a 1GB Gigabyte Network ForumTypes of connectivity devices Forum[Solved] Transfer speed between 2 Gigabit Lan PC through Straight Cable Cat 6 More resources Read discussions in other Networking categories Routers Gateways VPN LAN WAN Firewalls Cisco Netgear !